Paula Kay Thacker, 52, of Russell, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Paula was born Aug. 24, 1962, in Grayson, a daughter of Ethel Fannin Salyers of Summit and the late George Burton; and the stepdaughter of Dennie Salyers of Summit. In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Burton; and a sister, Trenda Burton.
Paula attended the First Baptist Church in Cannonsburg. She was an instructional assistant with Russell Middle School and was the former owner of Country Garden Florist, but her most important role was as a devoted mother, grandmother and wife.
In addition to her mother and stepfather, she is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, John R. Thacker of Russell; a son, Dustin Thacker and his wife, Heather, of Park Hills; a daughter, Lyndsey Thacker of Russell; her adoring grandchildren, Connor Thacker and Hudson Thacker; brothers Randall Burton and wife Vicki of Boyd County and Ricky Burton and wife Cathy of Greenwood, Ind.; a brother-in law, Mike Thacker and wife Regina of Greenup County; and a sister-in-law, Janice Lowe and husband John of Pike County.
The funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by the Rev. Stan Williams. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at steenfuneralhome.com.
Thelma Willis-Daniels, 86, of Flatwoods left this earthly life on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
She was born on March 6, 1928 in Greenup County to the late Oren, Sr. and Elsie Keeton-Willis. Mrs. Daniels was a homemaker and attended the Community Tabernacle Church in Raceland.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by 10 siblings.
Left behind to cherish her memory is a devoted family including her devoted husband Frank Daniels of Flatwoods; two sons Boyd and Robin Daniels of Liberty, WV and Garrett and Linda Daniels of Ashland; two daughters Dawn and Ben Adams of Kitts Hill, Ohio and Connie and Bob Johnson of Greenup; One sister Mondane Dotson of Raceland as well as many extended family and friends all of whom will miss her dearly.
Funeral services were held at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods on Monday, October 13, 2014.
Burial followed at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested in memory of Thelma Daniels to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101 or the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com
Remantha Gearheart, 85, of Flatwoods, KY passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Ashland Community Hospice Care Center.
Remantha was born October 18, 1928 in Flatwoods, KY to the late Joe and Eliza Nuckols Gearheart.
Ms. Geartheart retired from C&O Railroad where she retired as a clerk after many years of service. Remantha was a member of the Eastern Star and enjoyed hobbies such as traveling, cleaning, shopping, a nice dinner with friends but most of all spending time with her nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Left behind to cherish her memory are four brothers; Charles (Ginny) Gearheart of Flatwoods, KY, Omar (Billie) Gayheart of Lexington, KY, Hobert Gearheart of Ironton, OH, Michael (Pattie) Gearheart of Nashville, TN, and one sister Georgina (Dan) Chinn of Russell, KY and many friends and family that will miss her dearly.
Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Carman Funeral Home-Flatwoods.
Burial followed at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011
Charlotte Ann Barker Robinson, 86, formerly of Flatwoods, KY passed away in Garland, Texas on Monday, October 6, 2014.
Charlotte was born August 1, 1928 in Flat Top, West Virginia to the late William Arthur and Beulah Ann Anderson Barker.
She was also preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Garland Robinson in 1996 and their daughter Donna Marie Robinson Flynn.
Charlotte enjoyed working in her flowers and loved cooking for her family. She had recently resided with her sister, Greer Ortiz in Garland, Texas. They enjoyed this special time together.
Family left to cherish her memory include her sons Bob Robinson and his wife Yang Cha of Bossier, Louisiana; and Gary Robinson of Ashland; 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, a brother Harold Barker of Littlesburg, WV; and 2 sisters Greer Ortiz of Garland, Texas; and Carolyn Angell of Missouri. Special friends include Susie, Linda, Sharon and Beverly who were so faithful to care for her. The family would also like to thank Dr. Odell and his staff for their care.
At the family’s request, private funeral services for Mrs. Robinson were held Saturday, October 11, 2014.
Entombment was at the Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.
Online condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Agatha Howard Gee, 99, of Ashland, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, in Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility in Ashland.
Agatha was born Jan. 30, 1915, at Edna, a daughter of the late Shilo and Alice Lykins.
Agatha was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Howard; a son, Garrett Lee Howard; and 15 brothers and sisters.
She previously worked at the Trail Drive-In, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Rush Chapter 546. She was a former president of the Widows Club, a member of the Westwood Homemakers Club and a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Russell.
She is survived by three sons, Harold (Phyllis) Howard of Russell and Clifford R. Howard and Joe Dean Howard, both of Bellefonte; three daughters, Betty Alice (John) Wood of North Ogden, Utah, Edith Mae (Willard) Saunders of Bellefonte and Rebecca Ann (Donnie) Gullett of Flatwoods; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.
The funeral was held Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Russell by Roger McCaleb.
Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Caniff Funeral Home in Westwood is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to canifffuneralhome.com.
Gregory S. Holbrook, 52 of South Shore, Kentucky passed away October 8, 2014 at his residence.
He was born, May 9, 1961 in Portsmouth, Ohio, a son of Margaret Vanderpool Holbrook and the late Dennis Holbrook. He was a Father, Husband, Uncle, Fisherman and loved his nieces and nephews, a member of the South Shore Volunteer Fire Dept. with 35 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Kathy Cubine Holbrook to whom he married July 24, 1981, one son, Nathan “Heather” Holbrook of Ashland, Kentucky, two sisters, Teresa “Tim” Petry of New Richmond, Ohio and Ruthetta “Todd” Tudor of Mt. Orab, Ohio.
Preceded in death by a grandson, Riley Holbrook.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, Kentucky with Rev. Greg Hudson, officiating, with Fireman Honors.
Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery, South Shore, Kentucky.
Online condolences can be left for the family at robersonfuneral.com